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Rapid Access III USB
User's Guide
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  • Page 1 Rapid Access III USB Keyboard User’s Guide OPTIONS by IBM...
  • Page 2 Appendix C, “Product warranties and notices” on page C-1. First Edition (March 2001) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2001. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Online technical support. . B-1 Telephone technical support . B-1 Appendix C. Product warranty and notices . C-1 IBM Statement of Limited Warranty . . C-1 Part 1 - General Terms . . C-1 Part 2 - Country-unique Terms . C-4 Trademarks .
  • Page 4 Rapid Access III USB Keyboard: User’s Guide...
  • Page 5: About This Book

    Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you. Register your option on the IBM Web site at
  • Page 6 Rapid Access III USB Keyboard: User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Installation And User's Guide

    This guide contains a product description, hardware and software installation instructions, and product use and maintenance information. For information on solving problems, see Appendix A. Problem solving. For additional information on using this product, visit the IBM Healthy Computing Web site at: v http// Product description The Rapid Access III USB Keyboard works with IBM and ISA-standard ®...
  • Page 8: Connecting The Keyboard To Your Computer

    Connecting the keyboard to your computer This section provides information on connecting the keyboard. Connecting the keyboard to a USB port To connect your keyboard to a computer USB port, attach the keyboard connector to the computer USB port, as shown. Installing the USB hardware device To install the USB device, do the following: 1.
  • Page 9: Using The Rapid Access Buttons

    Using the Rapid Access Buttons This section contains information on using the Rapid Access Buttons. The keyboard in the illustration has the following button features: v An Email button 1 , Standby button 4 , and six buttons 2 that you can customize to access a file, program, or Web site.
  • Page 10: Customizing The Rapid Access Buttons

    Customizing the Rapid Access Buttons The first time you press one of the customizable buttons, a window opens and prompts you to follow the on-screen instructions to customize the buttons. You can customize each of the six multi-colored buttons for use as a shortcut to a computer program, a file, or a Web site.
  • Page 11: Customizing The On-Screen Display

    To print the new button label, do the following: 1. Be sure paper is in the printer, and the printer is turned on. 2. Follow steps 1 and 2 in Customizing the Rapid Access Buttons on page 1-4 to open the Rapid Access Keyboard Customization window. 3.
  • Page 12: Disabling The On-Screen Display

    Disabling the on-screen display To disable the on-screen display, do the following: 1. Follow steps 1 and 2 in Customizing the Rapid Access Buttons on page 1-4 to open the Rapid Access Keyboard Customization window. 2. Click Preferences to open the Rapid Access Keyboard Preferences window. 3.
  • Page 13: Device-Usage Guideline

    For more information about labeling the buttons, setting up preferences, setting up your work area, and troubleshooting, click the Help button at the bottom of the Rapid Access Keyboard Customization window. Device-usage guideline Before you begin using devices connected to the keyboard, be sure to note the following device-usage guideline: v Do not activate resource-intensive devices at the same time because USB limitations might cause a degradation in the performance and speed of the...
  • Page 14 For more information on how to configure and use the other devices with your keyboard, see the User’s Guides that come with those other devices. Rapid Access III USB Keyboard: User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Appendix A. Problem Solving

    Standby button will not work. If the Suspend option does not work, you might need to modify your power-management settings. To modify your power-management settings: 1. Click Start --> Settings --> Control Panel. 2. Double-click Power. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 16 For more information about your computer power-management settings, see the documentation that comes with your computer. v The Help button does not work correctly. If the Help button does not start Windows help, be sure that Windows help was installed on your computer. From the Start menu, click Help. If you cannot access Help, it might not have been installed.
  • Page 17 4. Click Preferences in the Rapid Access Keyboard Customization window. 5. Click Keep Rapid Access Buttons enabled. 6. Click OK. 7. Click Cancel to exit the software. If your keyboard buttons still do not work, be sure that the keyboard is properly connected to the computer.
  • Page 18 To uninstall and reinstall the Rapid Access software in Windows: 1. Click Start --> Settings --> Control Panel. 2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs. 3. Select IBM Rapid Access Keyboard from the displayed list. 4. Click Add/Remove..5. Click Yes. 6. When the uninstallation procedure completes, insert the Rapid Access Keyboard CD into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 19: Appendix B. Help And Service Information

    During the warranty period, assistance for replacement or exchange of defective components is available. In addition, if your IBM option is installed in an IBM computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.
  • Page 20 For the support telephone number and support hours by country, refer to the following table or to the enclosed technical support insert. If the number is not provided, contact your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative. Response time may vary depending on the number and nature of the calls received.
  • Page 21: Appendix C. Product Warranty And Notices

    If a Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, and IBM or your reseller are unable to either 1) make it do so or 2) replace it with one that is at least functionally equivalent, you may return it to your place of purchase and your money will be refunded.
  • Page 22 IBM or your reseller will 1) either repair or exchange the failing Machine and 2) provide the service either at your location or a service center. IBM or your reseller will also manage and install selected engineering changes that apply to the Machine.
  • Page 23 IBM or your reseller of changes in a Machine’s location. IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 24: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    APPLY TO YOU. Governing Law Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 25 Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation and are only limited to the extent permitted by the applicable legislation. Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this Section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement...
  • Page 26 2. as to any other actual damage arising in any situation involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject of this Statement of Limited Warranty, IBM’s liability will be limited to the charge paid by you for the individual Machine that is the subject of the claim.
  • Page 27 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which IBM provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 28 (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM. If you purchase an IBM Machine in a Middle Eastern or African country, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine from the IBM entity within the...
  • Page 29 IBM with fraud or gross negligence and for express warranty. The following sentence is added to the end of item 2: IBM’s liability under this item is limited to the violation of essential contractual terms in cases of ordinary negligence.
  • Page 30 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces the second sentence in the first paragraph:In each such instance unless otherwise provided by mandatory law, IBM is liable for no more than: 1. (unchanged) 2. as to any other actual damage arising in all situations involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject matter of this Statement of Warranty, IBM’s...
  • Page 31 Goods and Services Act 1982. Applicability of suppliers and resellers (unchanged). The following is added to the end of this Section: IBM’s entire liability and your sole remedy, whether in contract or in tort, in respect of any default shall be limited to damages.
  • Page 32: Trademarks

    IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you. Any references in this publication to non-IBM Web sites are provided for convenience only and do not in any manner serve as an endorsement of those Web sites.
  • Page 33: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 34 Directive 89/366/ECC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. IBM can not accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards.
  • Page 35 Directiva 89/336/CEE en lo que a la legislatura de los Estados Miembros sobre compatibilidad electromagnética se refiere. IBM no puede aceptar responsabilidad alguna si este producto deja de satisfacer dichos requisitos de protección como resultado de una modificación no recomendada del producto, incluyendo el ajuste de tarjetas de opción que no sean IBM.
  • Page 36 Japanese statement of compliance for products less than or equal to 20 A per phase C-16 Rapid Access III USB Keyboard: User’s Guide...
  • Page 38 Part Number: 22P5234 Printed in the United States of America on recycled paper containing 10% recovered post-consumer fiber. (1P) P/N: 22P5234...

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